Links to Other Forms of Poetry and Elements of Poetry


Elements of Poetry

“Poetry: A Feast to Form Fluent Readers” lesson


“What Am I? Teaching Poetry Through Riddles” lesson



“Dr. Seuss’s Sound Words”


Simile and Metaphor

Figurative Language Lesson


Additional practice



“Honoring Our Veterans Through Poetry Prewriting” lesson


“A-Hunting We Will Go: Teaching Rhyming Through Musical Verse” lesson



“Generating Rhymes: Developing Phonemic Awareness” lesson


“Writing Poetry with Rebus and Rhyme” lesson


“What Makes Poetry? Exploring Lien Breaks” lesson


Found Poems/Parallel Poems


“Poetry from Prose” lesson


Prepositions in Poetry


Acrostic Poems

“All About Me and My Favorite Things” lesson


General Poetry

“Is a Sentence a Poem?” lesson


Poetry Performance

“In The Poet’s Shoes: Performing Poetry and Building Meaning” lesson


Thematic Poetry

“Multipurpose Poetry: Introducing Science Concepts and Increasing Fluency” lesson


“Peace Poems and Picasso Doves: Literature, Art, Technology, and Poetry” lesson